From the best-selling author of The Dew Breaker, a major work of nonfiction: a powerfully moving family story that centers around the men closest to Danticat's heart - her father, Mira, and his older brother, Joseph.
In 1946, a storm-wrecked boat carrying Hollywoods most famous swashbuckler shored up on the coast of Jamaica, and the glamorous world of 1940s Hollywood converged with that of a small West Indian society.
A Long Way Gone Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
by Ishmael Beah
Hardcover: Feb 2007
Paperback: Aug 2008
The devastating story of war through the eyes of a child soldier. Beah tells how, at the age of twelve, he fled attacking rebels and wandered a land rendered unrecognizable by violence. By thirteen, hed been picked up by the government army, ...
by Patricia McCormick
Hardcover: Sep 2006
Paperback: Apr 2008
Although Lakshmi's family is desperately poor her life still contains simple pleasures; but, when the harsh Himalayan monsoons wash away all the familys crops, Lakshmis stepfather sends her away to take a job to support her family. When...
Isadora Myung Hee Sohn, known as Isa, worships her mother, an exceptional beauty. Isas father, a scientist and professor, and an orphan, is haunted by the war in which he served as a South Korean soldier and by a painful secret that he keeps ...
Nineteen Minutes A Novel
by Jodi Picoult
Hardcover: Mar 2007
Paperback: Feb 2008
Sterling is a small, ordinary New Hampshire town where nothing ever happens -- until the day its complacency is shattered by a shocking act of violence. In the aftermath, the town's residents must not only seek justice in order to begin healing but ...
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